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Monthly Archives: March, 2012

Korean course lunch

I am not a big fan of Korean restaurants that do course menus, 한정식 (pronounced han-jung-shik), because most of the food is prepared ahead of time, all they do is plate … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lobster @ Sausalito in Insa-dong

Tucked away in the back streets of Insa-dong (인사동) is Sausalito, a very small restaurant that only does lobster.  I read about this place on another blog and the pictures … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · 5 Comments

Fermented skate (홍어)

Fermented skate (홍어 pronounced hong-uh) is an expensive Korean delicacy, most popular in the southern parts of the country.  I never bothered to ask about the “fermenting” process because at the … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · 7 Comments

Blacksmith’s Oven Pizza

Last week some coworkers and I checked out Blacksmith’s Oven Pizza, regarded by many as the best pizza in Korea. NOTE:  this is NOT the new chain of Italian restaurants … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · 9 Comments

Spicy Chicken with Potatoes – DakDoliTang

Mapo-na-ru (마포나루) is one of my favorite restaurants in Seoul.  All the food is made fresh to order, totally feels and tastes like home cooking.  The place is famous for their … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Boiling Crab

When my coworker told me about The Boiling Crab I was so excited to hear there is a crab boil spot in Korea!  It has been years since I had the … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · 3 Comments

Jeju black pig bbq @ Ssam-Da-Yun

Ssam-Da-Yun (삼다연) is a Korean BBQ restaurant in Apgu-jung and their claim to fame is Jeju-do island black pig.  Native to Jeju-do island is a small breed of pig with black skin, hence the name 흑돼지 … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Green Table

The Green Table.  When I first heard about this French restaurant I was very intrigued with the concept and it was also an opportunity to check out Seorae Ma-eul (서래마을).  The area … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bossam and Jokbal

After two hours of fighting thru Sunday traffic and getting lost north of the river, we stumbled upon this bossam (보쌈) and jokbal (족발) restaurant.  It looked nice enough from … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

La Ville de Pins @ Apgu-jung

On Saturday night I checked out this new restaurant, La Ville de Pins, means “a village with pine trees” in French.  It’s located behind the CGV movie theater by Apgu-jung station, … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Beef Intestines BBQ

I used to think beef intestines (gop-chang or 곱창) were disgusting and the above picture probably doesn’t look too appetizing unless you are a fan.  Until my coworker took me to the … Continue reading

March 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

Ox Bone Soup – Part 2

마포옥, pronounced ma-po-ok, is not as famous as the seolleongtang (SLT) restaurant in my previous entry but very highly regarded by those that have been here.  Both the exterior and interior of … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

Ox Bone Soup – Part 1

Ox bone soup or seol-leong-tang (설렁탕) is a mainstay of Korean cuisine.  Seolleongtang (SLT) is a soup, Koreans need some kind of broth with every meal.  It has noodles, Korean love noodles.  And … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 3 Comments

Samgyeopsal Day

March 3 in Korea is Samgyeopsal Day because 3 is pronounced “ssam”, hence “ssam-ssam”.  Yes it’s just another marketing generated holiday but it’s an excuse to eat samgyeopsal (pork belly), no complaints here. … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

Pizzeria D’Buzza @ Itaewon

Pizza is my favorite food so I checked out this pizza joint in Itaewon that’s been getting a lot buzz.  Met up with a friend at 4pm on a Saturday … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Hangover soup (해장국)

In my previous post I mentioned hangover soup (해장국, pronounced hae-jang-guk), so I came here this morning to eat the best hangover soup in Korea.  This place has been around … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · 3 Comments

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